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Cocoa Beach and Airboat Tour, from Orlando

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Key Highlights

  • Catch the waves at one of the best east coast surfing beaches
  • See alligators on a memorable airboat adventure
  • Watch dolphins playing along the coast
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Approx. 12 hours

    Start time

    Pick-up is from the following designated locations in Orlando:
    Lake Buena Vista Resort at 07:20am
    Hotel Beds Homes Office at 07:30am
    Maingate Lakeside Resort at 07:40am
    Disney All Star Music at 07:50am
    Cirque du Soleil at 08:00am
    Quality Inn International at 08:20am
    Sizzler at 08:25am
    Double Tree Resort at 08:30am

    Meeting Point

    Pick-up is from designated location in Orlando.
    (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in/around Orlando

  • Overview & Itinerary


    If sun and fun are what you are after, then this is the perfect Florida day out!

    Spend the day relaxing on fabulous Cocoa Beach, where the water is warm and the temperature perfect.

    This is the surfing capital of the east coast, and a great place to catch the waves. Surfers will certainly want to check out the huge Ron Jon Surf Shop.

    When the sea air makes you hungry, tuck into a scrummy lunch from the acclaimed Shark Pit restaurant.

    And your tour also includes a magical airboat adventure in the mysterious alligator-inhabited wilderness of the Florida swamps.


    For your enjoyable and relaxing Cocoa Beach and Airboat Tour, from Orlando, you will be picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned coach and driven to delightful Cocoa Beach. An English-speaking guide will accompany you on this tour.

    Located on a barrier island between the great Atlantic Ocean and the Banana River, Cocoa Beach has warm Southern waters and a perfect average temperature of 73° F (around 23° C). It's also a paradise for surfers.

    Spend a perfect day here kicking back with a book, building sandcastles, looking for seashells, swimming, or strolling along the shoreline. You'll probably see dolphins at play, and could even catch sight of a migrating whale.

    If you want to hit the waves, and don't have a board, you can always hire one (payable direct). Keen surfers should also check out the world's largest Ron Jon Surf Shop, where you'll find the latest trends in surf-ware fashion.

    When you're hungry, your day out includes lunch at The Shark Pit restaurant. This fun restaurant offers a great range of grills, salads, burgers, pizzas, and seafood, plus scrumptious desserts.

    And the enjoyment doesn't stop here, your tour also includes a magical30-minute airboat ride along the St John's River to explore the wonderland of the Florida swamps.

    As you glide along, your driver will tell you about this wetland wilderness, with its black cypress trees draped in lichen, and a variety of wildlife. Depending on the day, this could include alligators, herons, egrets, ospreys turtles and snakes.

    If you take an hour for lunch and 30 minutes for your airboat tour, you will have about 8 hours 30 minutes to spend on the beach. At the end of a day of sun and fun, you will board your coach and will be dropped back at your hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • English-speaking guide
    • Lunch at the 'Shark Pit' restaurant
    • 30-minute Lone Cabbage Airboat Ride with narration (in English)


    • Surf board rental
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    Designated pick-up is available from the following Locations: Lake Buena Vista Resort, Hotel Beds Homes Office, Maingate Lakeside Resort, Disney All Star Music, Cirque du Soleil, Quality Inn International, Sizzler, Double Tree Resort.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Fantastic Cocoa Beach and Airboat Tour!

      Just returned from our holiday where we had a beach and airboat trip booked. The trip was run through Florida Dolphin Tours who we have been on several excursions with in our...

      MR J SMITH